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Sep 22, 2012 5:00am PDT
pesticides are destroying entire communities in india eternal breeze -- morocco tries to make the most of the forces of nature and cultural melt-down -- how parts of laos are taken over by partying tourists. would you spray a deadly toxic chemical on crops you later want to eat? five decades after endosulfan was developed as the rising star in pest control, reports of birth defects and severe health problems have caused the world to take action. a committee, set up under the stockholm convention, has put the chemical on its list of persistent organic pollutants. this ultimate blacklist of the world's most dangerous chemicals lists substances that accumulate in plants, animals and humans. they remain in the soil with no sign of depletion, and they keep spreading uncontrollably around the globe. according to the stockholm convention, this year was to see the end of the use of endosulfan. and yet some countries still resist banning this poison. our report from india shows the consequences of inaction. >> haseena is in bad shape. she can no longer speak or feed herself or even sit up. she can har
Sep 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
far west as morocco and as far east as india. the worst of it in yemen, where at least five yemenis were killed as hundreds of protesters stormed the american embassy in sanaa. cars and bottles smashed, water cannons brought out to control this crowd. in egypt, where the violence first erupted three days ago, more clashes. protesters setting fires and the egyptian military deploying tanks to keep things calm. and in libya, news overnight that four people arrested in the murder of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. this morning, we're learning of the identities of the other two americans killed in that attack, glen doherty and tyrone woods, former navy s.e.a.l.s who were acting as security. >> meantime this morning, more u.s. firepower has arrived, the president vowing all necessary steps to protect u.s. citizens around the world. and new information on the mysterious filmmaker who duped his cast and lit the match. we're covering this important story the way only cnn can. we're live in libya, egypt and washington, d.c. >>> we begin in cairo, where a protest raged thr
Sep 13, 2012 8:00pm PDT
to get them to disperse. similar protests also appeared in iran, iraq, bangladesh, morocco, sudan and tunisia. in libyan, there was a gathering design to show appreciation for the united states. hundreds of libyans amassed outside the consulate, airing signs denouncing yesterday's violent destruction which led to the death of u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three others. in addition libyan authorities arrested four men suspected of instigating the protests. president obama called both egyptian president morsi and magariaf. the two calls had decidedly different tones. president obama expressed appreciation to libyan president magariaf for the cooperation received from the libyan government and people in responding to the attack. though questions still remain about the role libyan terrorists played in escalating the attacks. with respect to egypt the president had made an interesting comment in an interview earlier yesterday with telemundo. >> would you consider the current egyptian regime an ally of the united states? >> obama: i don't think that we would consider them an ally
Sep 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
sunnyd bottle. violence continues to spread from morocco to malaysia over a film released on youtube. thousands of muslims are outraged that the film depicts the prophet mohammed as aawomaaizer and killer. the film's tiile "innocence of muslim's" dr. tyrone powers... director of the criminal justice institute at anne arundel community college... joins us this and the best way to ease lence - tensions. thank you dr.powers...> why is this ametuer film sparking such violence?> what else is behind the outrage? built up tensions against u-s> how do officials the best 3 a mother loses her child..twice! twice!how ccooks.. stole her kid's ashes. you're targeting information on the violence at u-s embassies overseas...on
Sep 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
funding for this program was provided by... for a thousand years or more, the tanners of morocco have sorted, processed and sold the skins of animals. their leather-making skill is world renowned. archaeologists now believe such economic specialization here and elsewhere evolved over thousands of years. they are studying the evolution of specialization as they uncover details of ancient economies around the world. in the maya city of copan, a jeweler fashioned rare shell and jade for his powerful lord. in mexico, living artisans echo the economy of a vanished civilization. and in teotihuacan, evidence of mass production has now been unearthed. tiny faces of clay reflect the men and women who made them a thousand years ago. on the other side of the world, in the ancient roman city of ostia, huge merchant ships were part of an economy much like our own. and today, the tanners of morocco still practice their ancient craft, living proof that economies have evolved out of the past. everyone who has ever lived has been part of an economic system. iel bote pesos! economic s
Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
10-year-old poet/athlete from morocco is being raised by a single mother. >> my mom held me tightly. she held me tightly like saturn holding its rings. we were in morocco on a camel's back. the camel smelledly bitter chocolate, but i wasn't scared because my mom held me tightly. >> reporter: she says she draws inspiration from her own life. >> i heard thunder, loud as a howling wolf. i saw a flash of lightning outside my bedroom window in san francisco. i was six when my mom told me it would be okay. my mom spoke louder than thunder. my mom is strong. she is shaped like a mountain just for me. every week she climbs the hills of castro to raise money to support me. >> reporter: she had a chance to perform this poem as part of the poetry slam, an experience she says she will never forget. today we caught up with her at candlestick park with 800 other poet athletes. they were trying to break the guinness book of world records for the most soccer balls dribbled at one time. >> very happy and excited. >> reporter: her mom mina says she is grateful to america scores which has changed both
Sep 14, 2012 9:00pm EDT
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Sep 14, 2012 9:00pm PDT
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Sep 15, 2012 5:00am EDT
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Sep 15, 2012 3:00am EDT
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Sep 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
demonstrations, protesters have showed up at our embassies in tunisia, morocco, sudan, bangladesh, and yemen as well. the american embassy stormed by a group of protesters and turned back. an unusual alliance has taken hold in iraq. shia muslims have been working together with sunnis and their protest against the united states. they have joined forces as they chant death to america in the streets of baghdad. as those protests progressed over the last few days, president obama and his administration struggling to even define our relationship with some of those countries, including egypt. president obama, who refused to take questions from the white house press corps did sit down with telemundo and tried to explain his view of the american relationship with egypt. he said i don't think we would consider them in our life that we don't consider them an enemy. a squall of criticism followed. the white house trying to explain what president obama meant to say. spokesman tommy bidder didn't help a white house effort. he said the word ally doesn't amount to much. and call the term ally a
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
was in the high mountains of morocco that one of the americans we lost this week, ambassador chris stevens fell in love with the region when he served as a peace corps volunteer there. that experience set him on a decades' long career of service. so in the memory of fallen friends and colleagues let us remind ourselves of the many ways in which not just our governments but the people of our two nations have worked together to build a better future. in many case the united states looks to morocco to be a leader and a model. his majesty sing mohammed deserves great credit after the work you've undertaken. after my visit earlier this year i told my team, we need to start a strategic dialogue with morocco. no country has been a friend of the united states longer than morocco. you were the first nation to recognize us back in 1777. but we are not satisfied with simply having a friendship that is long-standing, we want one that is dynamic, growing, looking toward the future. so let me highlight a few of the areas we should focus on today. on political reform we have all scenery markable
Sep 14, 2012 3:00am EDT
yemen, to libya and morocco, a wave of anti-american anger that has cost the lives of ambassador chris stevens and three other americans, two of them former u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s. meanwhile, president obama spoke out about all of this on the campaign trail today. >>> people around the world, i want people to hear me, to all those who would do us harm, no act of terror will go unpunished. it will not dim the light of the values that we proudly present to the rest of the world. no act of violence shakes the resolve of the united states of america. >> secretary of state, hillary clinton, tonight paid tribute to the two security personnel killed alongside ambassador chris stevens. tyrone wood and glen dougherty. she said, this violence should shock people of all faiths and traditions. people of conscience and good will every we are must stand together against violence, hate and division. we have two reporters covering this story for us. arwa damon is in tripoli. ben wedeman is in cairo. let me go to arwa. you are in benghazi for us right now. what's the scene like there? >> well, everyone we
Sep 13, 2012 10:00pm PDT
well, and not only the that, there are also protests in morocco and tunisia and these range to violent protests. >> we'll get to egypt in a second. libya might be a little different that you know realize. first, let me give you a report from nbc news. >> it was complex and preplanned likely for the anniversary of september 11. it was 10:00 at night in libya. heavily armed attackers began firing at the libyan security guards protecting the american consulate before setting the main building ablaze. inside ambassador stevens and others were trapped between the flames and gunfire. it was 12 hours before ambassador stevens body was returned by local libyans who had carried him to a hospital in an effort to save him. >> from the outside it looks like what happened in linea is the worst. four americans died, our ambassador died. it might give you the false appearance that they are the most anti american. that is not true. in eastern libya americans have a 60% approval rating, hard line muslims a 28 approval rating. in fact, a lot of the libyan security tried to protect our ambassador there u
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Sep 13, 2012 9:00pm PDT
and morocco. in yemen, the u.s. ermbassy was breached when hundreds of demonstrators converged in front of the diplomatic post. according to witnesses, the protest turned violent as rioters stormed a wall set fire to a building inside the compound and raided the place n. iran, protesters outside the swiss embassy, which looks after u.s. interests shouted "death to america!" in iraq, hundreds of shiite radicals took to the streets in baghdad and threatened violence to the united states. we are learning that the libyan government has arrested four men suspect in the deadly attack on the u.s. embass nebenghazi on tuesday. now, that took the life of four americans. libyan officials are telling us that more suspects are being sought. fears are intensifying that another wave of violence could be coming as protesters are scheduled to storm the streets again tomorrow. once again, this is a live look at pictures of the ongoing violence outside of the u.s. embass necairo. our reporter is standing by with the latest from cairo. leyland? >> reporter: good evening, sean. 3:00 a.m. in the morni
Sep 14, 2012 12:00pm PDT
back to arwa. violent anti-american protests erupting across the middle east today from morocco in the west to india in the east. you'll see what is happening. that is next. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] at&t. the nation's largest 4g network. covering 2,000 more 4g cities and towns than verizon. at&t. rethink possible. humans -- sometimes life trips us up. and sometimes, we trip ourselves up, but that's okay. at liberty mutual insurance we can "untrip" you as you go through your life with personalized policies and discounts when you need them most. just call... and speak with a licensed representative about saving on your policy when you get married, move into a new house... [crash!] or add a car to your policy. don't forget to ask about saving up to 10% when you combine your auto and home insurance with liberty mutual. security, coverage, and savings. all the things humans need to make our beautifully imperfect world a little less imperfect. call... and lock in your rate for 12 months. liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? >>> two american warships carryin
Sep 16, 2012 10:00am PDT
sephardic jewry including many, many jews from morocco, in particular, iraqi jews, iranian, syrian, indian jews, jews from north africa who may or may not be of spanish decent. our melodies are a blend of predominantly moroccan melodies because we have such a large and vibrant moroccan jewish community, but also what is called yerushalmi. yerushalmi is a style of music which is really based on the arabic styles of music and is primarily the style of prayer of the syrian jews. the shofar on rosh hashanah is supposed to signify our crying out to god, a crying that can't be arctticulated in words. something that's coming from the heart. we have our torah in a hard case. the middle eastern jews had this practice of putting their torahs into a hard case. on the new year on rosh hashanah, we are reading about abraham being faced with the challenge the test of having to hypothetically sacrifice his son, isaac, and in the context of the high holidays what it makes us think about obviously is willingness to dedicate ourselves to a higher purpose. when the jews committed the sin of worshippi
Sep 13, 2012 1:35am PDT
peace corps volunteers and morocco in the 1980's. it was really hard to fill the shoes because he was like the beautiful inside and outside. he was a graduate of piedmont high school and uc-berkeley and then went on to law school. >>> is such a waste. i'm sorry. he was a college roommates. the waves in never sought a more honorable man and manages to enjoy life he was the embodiment of is why did these. he was always positive. he was an amazing man an amazing person. still awaits and tonight president obama's spoke with both the president of egypt and libya asking for security cooperation. reporting in berkeley cbs five. the airwaves their citizens up in gauzy you could spilled into the streets today to condemn the deadly attacks these photos were posted by online media outlets for immediate cd the demonstrators signs rains from anti-terrorist slogans for messages of apology and condolence is similar demonstration took place in tripoli. ambassador stephen's name will be at some marvel at the state department's headquarters in washington. along with the names of the three other diploma
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am EDT
facilities, the case from mexico, the case for colombia, the case for polling, the case for morocco more recently with a precaution and liquidity lines. and together those not actually exceed the amount of commitment that we have for europe. okay, turning now to low income countries. they have performed relatively well through the crisis, and, frankly, when you look at numbers, starting from a low base admittedly of course, their numbers are generated in excess of any growth numbers we've seen in either advanced or emerging markets economies. but today they're more exposed to shifts in economic fortunes. i do not simply mean the potential fallout from the advanced economies, which would be a clear case, that it's sometimes more of the ripple effect on the slow down affecting the emerging markets as a result of the crisis in the advanced economies that is actually exposing them to those shocks. take the case, for instance, of most sub-saharan african countries producing raw materials. that generally supplied emerging market economies such as china, for instance. they will be sufferin
Sep 13, 2012 7:30am EDT
deeply hurt seeing the prophet insulted. >> the protests spread to jordan and morocco. part of the film is now online. many muslims consider any depiction of the prophet muhammad offensive. >>> the leaders of several countries in the middle east have reacted to the attack and to the film. egyptian president mohamed morsi criticized the film maker. in a statement. he called on people not to resort to violence. he said the government is responsible for the safety of foreign embassies and said it has the authority to break up violent protests. iranian foreign ministry spokesperson said the film hurts the feelings of people across the muslim world and said the u.s. has a moral responsibility to stop the spread of cultural hatred and religious insults. his statement did not mention the attack in libya. the israeli prime minister netanyahu said people in his country grieve with americans. some reports say the film maker has duel u.s. and israeli citizenship. a spokesperson from the foreign ministry said they're trying to confirm that information. the officials said the film cannot be tol
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
protests spread to tunisia, jordan, and morocco. part of the film is now online. many muslims consider any depiction of the prophet muhammad offensive. >>> the wait is over for those queueing up to see the latest lineup of products from apple. for more on that, we go to the business desk. r rahim, i have my suspicions but what's the mood like? >> a lot of excitement and people at apple really hoping they can keep a grip on the smartphone and tablet markets. apple's new iphone hits markets next week. it's bigger, faster and lighter, but will it be a hit? >> today, we're going to introduce iphone5. >> u.s. technology giant unveiled iphone5 at an event in san francisco. apple has changed the size of the iphone for the first time since launching the original in 2007. the screen is bigger and the body of the phone is slightly longer. the new model is also thinner and 20% lighter than the previous phone. with high-speed lte communications it transmits movies and other large-volume data files faster. the phone's new operating system enables better voice recognition and features an ap
Sep 18, 2012 6:30pm PDT
many also came from the arabic world. countries like morocco, kuwait, and on as well as private donors. >> you are watching "the journal" coming to you from berlin. we take a short break now, but after the break, we look at the rising crime and honduras. >> and what -- and why more south africans are driving bmws, next. >> frankfurt airport -- the international gateway to the best connections up air, road, and real. located in the heart of europe, you are connected to the whole world. experience of standing shopping and dining offers and enjoy our services. be our guest at frankfurt airport city, managed by -- >> welcome back. the small country of honduras in central america has won distinction is not proud of. >> the united nations office of drugs list honduras as a country with the world's highest murder rate. that appears to be rising. the u.n. says nearly 92 people were murdered per 100,000 in the country. >> that puts honduras far ahead of other countries with high murder rates like of salvador and jamaica. authorities have been unable to stop the violence, as we hear in th
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
of becoming an ambassador. >> he fell in love with morocco and that part of the world. it was kind of a spark that shaped the rest of his career. >> reporter: the east bay native went on to study law at uc hastings in san francisco. >> if he was in town, he would pop in my office or leave a card or something. >> reporter: law professor david levine kept in touch with his former student through the years. the dean says he is not at all surprised stevens gave his life trying to save others. >> he could have literally sent in the marines there is a battalion there protecting the embassy. he didn't do that. he wanted to be there. he wanted to go take his people, get them back to safety. he knew he was taking a risk. he went and did it any way. what more do you need to know? those who know the east bay native say they're proud of him. and they say the bay area and the world has lost someone truly special. >> if this country wanted to send out the best of our country, they epitomized the best of our country, they couldn't do better than chris stevens. he was that kind, just a good guy. >
Sep 12, 2012 5:00pm PDT
volunteer. i work as ang enlish teacher in morocco two years and grew to love this part of the world he said after at pointment as u.s. ambassador to libya he remained connected through facebook, joking and wanting to stay in touch. >> only bit of solace in this whole thing sthae was doing what he loved to do and he, i think he died as he was trying to make the world a better place. >> and he says his brother never married but had many girlfriends over the years. in the final weeks of his life he twont a friend's wedding in sweden, went to vienna to enjoy good restaurants and museums before returning to libya to get back to work. >> and the first reports indicated waits in retaliation for a you tube video, a movie trailer that made fun of islam and prophet of mohammed. but officials are saying this is a planned terrorist attack and the video had nothing to do with it. >> there are experts today, one senior fellow, his area includes extremist groups in the east. also spoke with jerry mckensman he's a diplomat in res dense at princeton university. both say there sefdz the attack was pl
Sep 22, 2012 3:30pm PDT
bay area. >> wherever we were with him, and we visited him in morocco, saudi, tunisia, he was as at home as if he were in piedmont. >> reporter: chris stevens' mother and stepfather said that's what settle their son apart. they just of returned from washington where they retrieved the remains of their son, the u.s. a.m. bass dor who was killed in benghazi last week. >> he wasn't the kind of diplomat to sit in the office and attend receptions and just be a formal person. he was a man of the people. >> i'm perfectly aware there was danger, but there was danger almost every of place he went. >> reporter: stevens' mother said she learned long ago not to worry. she says her son inherited his curious and outgoing nature from his grandfather and was on the go from the start. in fact ush, trips to the park her on her toes. >> chris, take off, cross toward the street. i'd run out and get him and bring him back. then he'd take off in the other direction and i'd run off and get him. he was a really active little guy. so he wasn't always -- and just kind of, you know, busy. >> reporter: and he
Sep 4, 2012 6:00pm PDT
purga una condena en estados unidos. video 2- morocco-busaccident --en marruecos, segun medios de comunicacion, decenas de personas habrian muerto despues de que un autobus cayera un precipicio de 500 pies de profundidad . --42 iban en el autobus que hacia su ruta habitual entre 2 ciudades cuando este se accidento, otras 24 personas tambien resultaron heridas. video 3-elephant paints --y que tal una de estas pinturas? el una elefante de la republica checa y aunque usted no lo crea cuestan alrededor de 2 mil dolares cada una. -- obras de "shanti" se encuentran en una galeria de praga y lo recaudado se dona a un santuario de elefantes en sri lanka. roll open cesar ---adriana lopez nos tiene informacion sobre la salud de los integrantes de la banda el recodo... blanca ---adelante adriana... take pkg acceso total los integrantes de banda el recodo de don cruz lizarraga siguen hospitalizados luego de que el camion donde viajaban se volcara en texas. voceros del hospital universitario de texas informaron que aun permanecen en el nosocomio el lider de la banda, luis alfonso,
Sep 18, 2012 2:30pm PDT
museum itself. but many also came from the arabic world. countries like morocco, kuwait, and on as well as private donors. >> you are watching "the journal" coming to you from berlin. we take a short break now, but after the break, we look at the rising crime and honduras. >> and what -- and why more south africans are driving bmws, ne >> welcome back. the small country of honduras in central america has won distinction is not proud of. >> the united nations office of drugs list honduras as a country with the world's highest murder rate. that appears to be rising. the u.n. says nearly 92 people were murdered per 100,000 in the country. >> that puts honduras far ahead of other countries with high murder rates like of salvador and jamaica. authorities have been unable to stop the violence, as we hear in this special report. >> when night falls in san pedro select, the police step up their presence. the officers stick to the periphery of the slums, afraid to enter the most dangerous areas. there -- they are the turf of crime gangs. the police gave up their all long time ago. >> this o
Sep 14, 2012 4:25am EDT
at cairo this morning. ntinued overnight. more are expects from morocco to indonesia. >>> on the campaign trail, president obama is at a private fundraiser in the district tonight and mitt romney is in ohio. >> romney was in fairfax yesterday. as tom fitzgerald reports, he had to cannes i'll moment of silence for the americans killed in libya. >> reporter: republican presidential candidate mitt romney's bus was met by cheering supporters at a park in the city of fairfax. but the event quickly faceed a detour. >> northern virginia could well determine who the next president is and i hope you make that decision to get me elected. >> reporter: romney said he was going to start the rally with a moment of silence for u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others killed in libya but did not after being heckled. >> a tragedy to lose such wonderful people that have been so wonderful and appreciate their service for the country. >> reporter: a man in the crowd yelled at the governor accusing him of politicizing the killings and demanding that romney apologize. man was shouted down by the
Sep 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
petrol bombs and tear gas, reports came of trouble in and morocco, tunis, gaza, and elsewhere. egypt's president unequivocally condemned the film. >> i have called on the american people to reject this behavior. this horrible behavior that actually causes harm. it does not benefit anybody. nor can we accept that there is such an entity and aggression against embassies and consulates or against people for the killing -- or the killing of anybody, for that matter. >> america isending more warships and trips to libya to protect its buildings, as well as fbi agents to investigate the killing of its ambassador and three others on tuesday. christopher stevens was a popular envoy. this is the ransacked consulate where he was killed. flags at american embassies around the world are flying at half mast, while an actor who was in the low-budget film said she had no idea how it would be used. >> we were filming a film that was in an era of 2000 years ago called "desert warriors." what he did to us was wrong, and perhaps we can all learn a lot from this. i don't know what i am going to do. >> and
Sep 15, 2012 9:30pm EDT
diplomats in our nation's service. as a volunteer in the peace corps, he served in morocco where he was inspired to pursue a lifetime of service in the middle east. in the uprising against gaddafi last year, he was the deputy chief of our embassy in libya. he was evacuate along with other american personnel from the country, but returned to live rio within weeks of the special envoy of united states -- returned to libya within weeks as the special envoy of the united states, courageously slipping into rebel-held benghazi aboard a freighter. it typified his commitment to our nation's ideals and his commitment to build bridges between americans and muslims. he stood with the people of libya during some of the darkest hours of their struggle for freedom. it became be bright symbol of america, and heroic and inspiring tribute to many libyans. senator mccain, senator gramm, and i thought it was the natural choice of president obama to become our ambassador to tripoli after the gaddafi regime fell. that is why his death at the hands of extremists in benghazi , was the seat of the revolution a
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